itself. it's hard sometimes. >> jon: you wrote brown versus board of education may be the most important decision. >> it was very important to us as a nation. >> jon: when they made that decision was it a difficult sphwhun do people feel they overreached at that time? do you know? >> i don't know the feeling of the justices but it was a major decision. and many them are -- they effect us for years to come and you really want to get it properly decided. >> jon: do you have one you wanted back that you put out there and you were like, that was a rough one? >> if i did, i wouldn't say. >> jon: come on, justice! get in there. [cheers and applause] do you ever feel as some of these cases are coming up to this court oh, i'd like to jump in there and -- get you like an old ball player. >> i've not had that feeling. when they have a terribly difficult decision i usually say to myself thank goodness i don't have to be there deciding it. [ laughter ] >> jon: have you met all the new justices. >> yes, of course. >> jon: are there buffets? i don't know how the -- is there a justices brunch? >> yes.